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, not even political ones, are allowed along public roads. most of them seem to be following the law. >>> too many political signs. you get annoyed. >> it looks like a lot of chaos. >> they can cause sight distance problems, they are not safe, and it's costly to clean them up. >> springfield supervisor says he is hoping that fairfax county can reach an agreement that will allow the county to enforce the law. the fine, $100. >>> voters in pennsylvania will not need their photo id to cast a ballot. at least not this november. a judge blocked the law from going into effect on election day. opponents of the law say it would have unfairly prevented the elderly and minorities from voting. state officials have the option of appealing through the supreme court of the state. >>> well early voting now underway in ohio. it's the key battleground state in the election. last year, 30% of ohio voters cast their ballots before election day. >> gray, gloomy, and rainy. at least that's how the day was earlier. now the rain has gone away. topper is out on the weather terrace. we wonder, will it be back ove
if they use the name of a law enforcement agency. it is not legitimate and if it happened to you, your computer han compromised and you want to make sure it is virus-free before you use it again. >> for more information, go to our website, wusa9.com. we will link you to the latest from the fbi. anita. >> american university is getting the word out about recent groping assaults near campus. they happened along massachusetts avenue between the birkshire apartments. >> reporter: campus police are alerting the community about these incidents. there have been four since september 24. all involving women here of students of american university. >> it is scary when you know something is happening. >> don't want it happening to any of my friends and ashamed it had to happen in the first place. >> reporter: students are on alert. >> we like to think that on college campuses, it's more liberal and that we are safe because we are in this close community, but it puts things back into perspective. >> women told police they were groped by a man in a hooded sweatshirt. each incident was in th
, demonstrators in favor of maryland's dream act rallied in support of that law. the legal immigrants would be allowed in state tuition rates if parents paid taxes and they attended local public schools. opponents say other taxpayers should not be made to foot the bill for people not here legally. andrea mccarren was at today's rally. >> i love this country. when i say home, i mean here. >> i do consider myself an american. >> up, up with education, down, down with deportation. >> they are among the so- called dreamers. students whose parents brought them into this country illegally. >> my mom even says that you are more american than spanish anymore. you still get confused in spanish words. i'm like yeah, i know. >> a cancer survivor who says his surgery at johns hopkins saved his life. rickie wants to share his gratitude. >> i have to give back to society. i think the way i want to do it is becoming a doctor and save lives, just as my life was saved once. >> opponents of the dream act call it a bad investment for maryland taxpayers. brad of help save maryland calls it criminal. an
media access for the criminals would have changed their audience from just the local law enforcement audience to having a global audience. on the other hand the tools, the tools that law enforcement has access to today would have been critical in solving the case probably a little more quickly than what they were able to do then. >> reporter: this is some of the new technology. >> virtually unlimited. >> a device carrying thousands of license plates her hours. >> we had cops stopping vehicles, identifying the occupants. we may have been able to have resolved this quicker. >> reporter: had this existed in 2002, they could have seen this plate, the one on the sniper's fearsome killing machine, dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from a hay stack. now those devices have been deployed here at mike montgomery county for about two years now. dozens of them per second at 60 miles per hour. it is truly astounding technology and officers here, they only wish they had it ten years ago. reporting live with montgomery are county police, scott
at a future law enforcement museum at the law enforcement memorial. scott broom, 9news now. >> victims of domestic abuse in montgomery county can now go to the family justice center in rockville to get comprehensive help that may save their lives. armando trull reports, they have a high-tech weapon in their protective arsenal. >> a prosecutor and a judge are talking over a video feed. >> in real time. >> that's how victims in maryland can now ask a judge to issue a restraining order against their abuser. >> the petition when they come in, they are not isolated. they are able to avail themselves of all of the services available at the justice center. >> the pilot program has been given the green light to be implemented statewide. volunteers at the family justice center. she was a victim in 2008. her boyfriend tried to kill her with a two foot tall crucifix. the video feed will make it easier for victims to take the first step and approach a corpse. >> you don't have to see your abuser. you have to do everything on the video. >> the victims that come in here receive wrap around se
by this afternoon. >>> still to come, a group that favors voter i.d. laws makes their case by finding dead voters in maryland maryland... >>> also, try and enjoy the rainy weather if you can. howard says we're going to get more summer like temperatures in just a few days. we'll be right back. >>> there is a local museum in prince george's county that is dedicated to highlighting the achievements and contributions of african-americans in prince george's county. they're having their first annual gala on saturday. i'm delighted to have as my guest today dr. jacqueline brown. she is the executive director of the prince george's county african-american museum and cultural center. it's located in north brentwood. she's also my sorority sister and my dear friend. i'm so proud of her. this museum is so special to you. why? >> it's special because it allows us to tell the story that hasn't been told. and, you know, if you don't tell your own story, then it kind of gets told in a different way. the whole purpose is to be able to answer the question of what is it that we have to be so proud of in terms of t
. we don't anticipate a huge influx. >> convinced voters will reject the dream act. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> campos hopes he is wrong. >> it will be like a piece of my life. >> bruce leshan, 9news now. >> good reason for hope. two recent polls, i should say, found that 60% of voters sported the dream act and 1/3 of voters oppose it. if voters approve it, it will be the first time ever. >>> the early voting got started today in the presidential battleground state of ohio. tonight, the candidates are focusing their attention on colorado. president barack obama and governor mitt romney are making final preparations for their first debate. tomorrow night's focus, domestic policy with a heavy emphasis on the economy and jobs. joe biden spent his day campaigning in north carolina and republican running mate is due to arrive in charlottesville, virginia, tonight. >>> in pennsylvania, a judge has blocked that state's voter id requirement from taking effect by this election day. the judge says he's not quite convinced that every voter would be able to get a
the local law enforcement audience to having a global audience. on the other hand, the tools that law enforcement has accessed to today, they would have been critical in solving the case probably a little more quickly than what they were able to then. >> reporter: this is some of that new technology. >> it is virtually unlimited. >> a device capturing thousands of license plates for hours, showing up the information instantly. >> we had cops running tags, recording tags, stopping vehicles, identifying occupants. we may have been able to solved this quickly. >> reporter: the system could have told police that they had seen this here. the one on the sniper's blue killing machine dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from the hay stack. scott broom, 9news now. >>> now, those devices have been deemployed -- deployed for about two years now. reading dozens of license plates every second from cars going 60 miles an hour. >>> a scaffold collapses leaving two workers dangling from the safety harnesses. it happened this afternoon right outside
. that's why we pass this law. >> he may joke. >> for all you moms and kids out there, don't worry, somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. >> without his rival, mr. obama took jabs at his opponent's comments about cutting funding to pbs. >> elmo has to watch out, too. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring down the hammer on sesame street. >> and finally, it's what supporters had hoped he would have brought up at the debate, the 47% comment made by romney at a fund raising event missing the portion of americans expected to vote for the president. >> it takes more than one party. it certainly can't happen if you are willing to write off half the nation before you take office. >> surrounded by supporters. >> we are strong and we're going to contin fighting forward. >> mr. obama hopes to keep the swing state of virginia blue for the second time in 48 years. >> if you'll vote for me in november, we will win a fairfax county again. >> at george mason university, surae chin 9news now. >> as you know, there are two more president
for a future exhibit honoring the victims and the law enforcement officers who eventually caught the snipers and put an end to it all. scott broom is live in forestville to give us a snapshot of what is in that evidence area. scotty. >> reporter: well, you know, it was ten years ago, but all of these archives and evidence were not handed over to archivists until july. they were just handed over for a future national law enforcement memorial museum. there is so much stuff inside this warehouse here that the archivist still doesn't have a count on all of it. in a climate controlled warehouse suitable for storing fine art, there sits that fearsome 1990caprice used by the d.c. snipers. a mobile, sniper's nest. now a museum piece. >> the trunk was the actual location where the sniper showed himself, so to speak. curled up in the trunk and used this that was cut out to poke the barrel of the bush master through to fire the weapon. >> archive manager explains fascinating details now seen up close. >> the snipers had a can of spray paint to match the outer part of the spray paint. they spray pa
a dozen new laws take effect in maryland today which include prohibiting employers for asking potential employees for their usernames and passwords to their social media sites. fantasy sports are exempt from betting in the state and residents forced to leave a job to escape the threat of domestic violence will now be eligible for unemployment benefits in maryland. you can see more details of those laws at www.wusa9.com. >>> an update from the national zoo about its female giant panda. today the zoo tweeted that mei xiang went outside briefly saturday and then again this morning. this is some file video in the days after she gave birth to a cub two weeks ago. sadly that cub died last sunday. the panda house has been closed ever since, but the zoo says it partially reopened the house today and expects to have it completely back open soon. >>> coming up on 9news at 7:00 how the boy scouts of america are working with police to get possible sex offenders off the streets. >> plus why that film that mocks the prophet muhammad is stirring up even more controversy tonight. >> let's check in with
health care law to which the president responded by saying, but we've seen this model work really well in massachusetts. here's part of that exchange. >> i want to take the $716 billion you've cut it and put it back into medicare. by the way, we can include a prescription program. but the idea of cutting $716 billion from medicare to be able to balance the additional cost of obama care is in my opinion a mistake. with regards to young people coming along, i've got proposals to make sure medicare and social security are there for them without any question. >> if you repeal obama care and i have become fond of this term obama care, if you repeal it, what happens is those seniors right away are going to be paying $600 more in prescription care. they're going to have to be paying copays for basic checkups that can keep them healthier and the primary beneficiary of that repeal are insurance companies that are estimated to gainle billions of dollars -- gain billions of dollars back when they aren't making seniors any healthier. i don't think that's the right approach to making sure that medi
the law. state officials could still appeal. >>> we'll have a preview of today's campaign 2012 faceoff coming up at 5:30. >>> at 5:23, the orioles have a chance of matching one of the nationals' accomplishments. >>> howard has our high temperatures dropping by more than 20 degrees in his seven- day forecast. we'll be right back. >>> good morning. welcome back to nine fine now. it's wednesday. we're mid week. advice i can't problems out -- visibilities problems out there. >> there's a lot of fog. the rain is good. we still have a deficit. some areas picked up 3 inches or plus. it was really pouring west of i- 95. this morning fog will be a problem. not just the fog here. it's a mild morning. had a stray shower overnight but that has since lifted into northeastern maryland pulling away. temps running in the cool spots in the mid-60s. warm spots low to mid-70s. sunrise 7:06. we're not going to see the sun rise but we will see sunshine later this morning. by noon 80 degrees. partly sunny. this afternoon could be a shower late north and west. high temperature 85. 5:00 temperature 83 degrees
.d. laws make their case by fighting dead voters in maryland. we'll be back. >>> your weather first. grab the rain gear. talking to one of my weather watchers in fauquier county in cathlet. heavy rain coming down right now. 60 degrees. we're watching the heaviest of the showers west of town. by 9:00 looks like the bulk of that could actually be north of us. almost a mostly -- it will stay mostly cloudy today. 71 degrees by lunch time. a couple of showers here and there this afternoon. high temperatures 75 to 80. andrea and mike? >> all right, howard. >>> a watchdog group claims they found hundreds of registered maryland voters with something in common. they're dead. >> the organization is doing the digging and it's an advocate for voter identification laws. reporter path warren takes a -- pat warren takes a look at their research and the state's reaction to it. >> reporter: finding maryland voters dead or alive. what is it we're looking through here? >> these are deceased voters that remain active on the voter rolls. >> reporter: election integrity maryland says its research shows rupus h
today was the day law enforcement really realized they were dealing with a person or persons who were targeting innocent random people people. the shooting that happened around 8:45 in the morning brought it into focus. there have been two other shootings this morning ten years ago today, another shooting the night before. then around 8:45 in the morning, sarah ramos was reading a book when she was shot and killed. for the next 23 days, everyone in the washington area really lived in fear not knowing when or where the d.c. snipers were strike next. >> you didn't want to go outside. >> a lot of parents i can remember them calling. it reminded me sort of 9/11. everyone was afraid to let their children get on the bus. >> reporter: finally after three weeks of terror, police arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. mow ham mad was executed in 2009 but malvo still in prison. ahead of the ten-year anniversary, malvo spoke to "the washington post" about what he did what he did and how he felt about it a decade later. in a very disturbing interview, he recalls the moment that one of t
where that was the rule of law. violence breeding violence and revenge killing after revenge killing for 30 years. i could totally relate to that. >> reporter: neeson, a 60-year- old oscar nominee nearly four decades into his career loves being cast as an action hero. >> hollywood started sending me these action scripts. i was very pleased. i felt like a big kid. >> it's great to see somebody his age is doing it and doing it so well and people are responding to him so positively. >> reporter: neeson says he'll keep doing action movies till his knees give out. alexis christoforous, cbs news,
a huge influx of additional students. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> reporter: ricardo hopes he is wrong. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> two recent polls found about 60% of maryland voters support the dream act. just a third of voters oppose it. >>> the occupy protesters call this a week of resistance and it resumes today with more demonstrations in and around the district. yesterday the occupy movement marked its one-year anniversary with demonstrations across the country, and in d.c., a few dozen demonstrators made their way through downtown disrupting traffic along the way. the objective of the moment remains the same they say. fight corporate greed and corporation as well. >>> at 4:35, here's a look at some other things making news now. the walk guardian accuses an undercer f.b.i. agent of buying prostitutes for gun smuggling suspects with taxpayer money. there are also claims the prostitutes may have been under age. senator charles grassley is demanding answers from f.b.i. director robert mueller. the alleged trips to brothels were with prostitutes in the phi
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